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Motorcycle Clips C8 Corvette, PDR Proves Who’s At Fault

Imagine this. It’s a sunny day, you’re itching for a drive on a two-lane twisting road, and you proceed on doing just that. While in the zone – carving corners like a switchblade – you find yourself cresting a blind hill. Then, two motorcycles come fast toward you on the centerline.
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“I swerved away when I saw them,” said C8 Corvette owner John Gibson. “The first rider’s footpeg hit my side scoop and broke it,” but fortunately, that’s all the damage the mid-engine sports car and motorcycle sustained.

John’s car then slid sideways, “but fortunately I just learned that the C8 handles well on the edge.” Despite this potentially catastrophic incident, both of the bikers left the scene without looking back at the mess they left behind.

Driving after them and finding them at their house, “our stories didn’t match so we agreed to have them call the police.” After lying to the officer that John was over the centerline, the C8 Corvette’s owner asked the policeman to go to the scene and examine the skid marks the car left on the road.

On the way back to the scene, a message from the Performance Data Recorder popped up on the screen and that was that for the lying motorcyclists. After showing the onboard camera’s footage to the officer, John heard the reply he was waiting for. “They both crossed the line.”

The PDR, therefore, saved the day, but John’s reaction shouldn’t be ignored either. “If I hadn’t swerved, I would have hit that biker’s frame instead of his footpeg. He could have flown off the bike, hit the nearby trees, and died.”

As petty as this sounds, the rider didn’t even think of thanking John for trying to minimize the risk of injury or death. Instead, he lied about what happened without knowing that the Performance Data Recorder filmed the event.

 
 
 
 
 

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